Definition of Long-headed

1. Adjective. Having a dolichocephalic head.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Long-headed

long-drawn-out
long-eared bat
long-eared owl
long-eared owls
long-established
long-faced
long-familiar
long-fin tunny
long-fingered frog
long-haired
long-handled
long-handled spade
long-haul
long-hauls
long-head coneflower
long-headed (current term)
long-held
long-horned
long-horned beetle
long-jawed spider
long-jumper
long-lasting
long-leafed
long-leaved
long-leg arthropathy
long-legged
long-legged buzzard
long-legged buzzards
long-legs

Literary usage of Long-headed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1906)
"It corresponds much more nearly to these long-headed races of the Neolithic type in stature. It seems highly probable, from their present geographical ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1864)
"The skull is here markedly long-headed, with the parietal diameter less than the ... In Bolivia there were the Aymará, long-headed, of which few examples ..."

3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"... had shown his talents and enthusiasm, and had made himself a man about whom politicians and long-headed men hinted, conjectured, and prophesied. ..."

4. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1883)
"... as the departure of the last of that band of seniors, above referred to, who long headed the profession there ; and among our professors of surgery, ..."

5. Ethnology: I. Fundamental Ethnical Problems. II. The Primary Ethnical Groups by Augustus Henry Keane (1896)
"... that all the facts point in this direction, the persistence of a long-headed type will be at once explained. In Britain, where there was, so to say, ..."

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